General knowledge quiz 1754

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Indian Grain Storage Management and Research Institute is located at..........
A
Ranchi
B
Mumbai
C
Hapur
D
Delhi
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hapur:The Indian Grain Storage Management and Research Institute (IGMRI)is located at Hapur and its two field stations located at Hyderabad and Ludhiana
Question 2
Utkela Airport is located in..........
A
Punjab
B
Haryana
C
Odisha
D
Gujarat
Question 2 Explanation: 
Odisha:Utkela Airport is located in Odisha
Question 3
If someone is dismissed from employment, what are they said to have been?
A
Fired
B
Lit
C
Sparked
D
Burnt
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fired
Question 4
'Advice & Dissent:My Life In Public Service' is an autobiography of who among the following?
A
Y.V.Reddy
B
Urjit Patel
C
Raguram Rajan
D
Chidambaram
Question 4 Explanation: 
Y.V.Reddy:An autobiography of former RBI Governor Y.V. Reddy, 'Advice & Dissent:My Life In Public Service' will be released soon.
Question 5
Which of these cities is furthest from Hong Kong?
A
Paris
B
Singapore
C
Bangkok
D
Beijing
Question 5 Explanation: 
Paris
Question 6
What or who was the "Pi" in the film *Life of Pi"?
A
The tiger
B
A mathematical philosophy
C
The name of the human protagonist
D
The name given to the lifeboat where most of the action takes place
Question 6 Explanation: 
The name of the human protagonist
Question 7
The name My Lai was associated in 1968 with what?
A
A popular new dress style
B
A Vietnamese dancer
C
A massacre by American troops during the Vietnam War
D
The theft of a large diamond
Question 7 Explanation: 
A massacre by American troops during the Vietnam War
Question 8
Which of these is made from apples?
A
Whisky
B
Vodka
C
Gin
D
Cider
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cider
Question 9
What is the name of a famous concerto by Vivaldi?
A
The One Year
B
The Twelve Months
C
The Four Seasons
D
The Third Trimester
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Four Seasons
Question 10
The Radio active element..........used in heart pacemaker
A
Actinium
B
Thorium
C
Radium
D
Uranium
Question 10 Explanation: 
Uranium:Plutonium is formed in nuclear power reactors from uranium. Early heart pacemakers used Pu-238 as the power source.
Question 11
If a steam locomotive is described as a 2-4-0, how many driving wheels does it have?
A
8
B
4
C
12
D
6
Question 11 Explanation: 
4
Question 12
What name is given to the rocks that orbit the sun mainly between Mars and Jupiter?
A
Planetoids
B
Androids
C
Haemorrhoids
D
Asteroids
Question 12 Explanation: 
Asteroids
Question 13
On a roulette wheel, what colour is the number 5?
A
Black
B
Red
C
Green
D
Blue
Question 13 Explanation: 
Red
Question 14
Mirat-ul-Uroos is an Urdu language novel written by
A
Abdul Ghaffar Khan
B
Nazir Ahmad
C
Gen Ayub Khan
D
Munshi Prem Chand
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mirat-ul-Uroos is an Urdu language novel written by Muslim author Nazir Ahmad Dehlvi (1830-1912) and published in 1869.
Question 15
Who among the following invented the Telegraph?
A
R.A. Millikan
B
Pavel Schilling
C
Galileo
D
Samuel Colt
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pavel Schilling:Baron Pavel L'vovitch Schilling, also known as Paul Schilling was a diplomat of Baltic German origin employed in the service of Russia in Germany, and who built a pioneering electrical telegraph in 1831. It consisted of a single needle system which used a telegraph code to indicate the characters in a message.
Question 16
Arma Konda Peak is a mountain peak in..........
A
J & K
B
Assam
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 16 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh:Arama Konda or Sitamma Konda, is a mountain peak in the northern part of the Eastern Ghats and located in Godavari river basin. It is located in the Madugula Konda sub range north of Paderu village in Andhra Pradesh, India.
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